14/03/2017

Female Prison Officer Injured After Being Attacked At Magahberry Jail

A female prison officer has been injured after being attacked by a male inmate at Maghaberry Prison just outside Lisburn.

A sharp weapon is believed to have been used.

The officer was taken to hospital to be treated.
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A Prison Service spokesperson said: "A prison officer has suffered a serious injury following an assault by a prisoner in Maghaberry.

"The Prison Service utterly condemns this attack and has referred the incident to the PSNI."

(CD)


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